International Journal of Computer Applications
"Wireless mesh networks have emerged as a widely deployed, new paradigm with improved performance and reliability. Mesh networks offer ubiquitous network connectivity along with better flexibility and adaptability features. Despite of these benefits, wireless mesh networks are vulnerable to attacks due to the absence of trusted central authority and the unprotected nature of the management frames. This security breach leads to the spoofing of legitimate client's information. Thus facilitating the launch of DoS attacks on the behalf of the legitimate identity holders."